With all the insanity happening on the campaign trail, in Washington and on Wall Street, it’s a good thing the talk show schedule this week is jam-packed with killer acts.

Speaking of killer acts, we’ve mentioned here before what a gold mine all of this is for comedians.

Sometimes they don’t even have to write a joke, they only have to repeat what was said. Watch this.

Now watch this.


Monday, September 29

Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar – “Chelsea Lately” – rerun

Melissa Etheridge – “The Bonnie Hunt Show”

Pete Seeger – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Lang Lang – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

The Watson Twins – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

Good Charlotte, Ricky Gervais – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Amy MacDonald – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Tuesday, September 30

Joshua Radin – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Brad Wollack, Hyla Matthews, Jamie Kaler – “Chelsea Lately”

Josh Kelley – “The Bonnie Hunt Show”

The Virgins – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Jazmine Sullivan – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

James Taylor – “The Colbert Report”

Alice Cooper – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Wednesday, October 1

Diahann Carroll – “The View”

Kelly Pickler – “Live with Regis and Kelly”

Demi Lovato – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Tom Morello – “The Tavis Smiley Show”

Billy Gardell, Lavell Crawford – “Chelsea Lately”

Gavin Rossdale – “The Bonnie Hunt Show”

Darius Rucker – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Chelsea Handler, Nikka Costa – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Louis C.K. – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

Gavin Rossdale – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Thursday, October 2

George Lopez – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Justin Tranter, Scott Thompson – “Chelsea Lately”

Lucinda Williams – “Late Show with David Letterman”

Jack’s Mannequin – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Ben Folds – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

Jennifer Hudson – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Michael Franti & Spearhead – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Shirley Manson, Cut Copy – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Friday, October 3

Robin Thicke – “Live with Regis and Kelly”

Amy MacDonald – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

Heather McDonald – “Chelsea Lately”

T.I. – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

Morgan Murphy – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Randy Newman, Margaret Cho – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Grizzly Bear – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Saturday, October 4

R.E.M. – “Austin City Limits”

The Killers – “Saturday Night Live”